The Newport plum is a small, ornamental tree that is also known as Purpleleaf Plum. Newport Plum will grace you with a lovely, early spring display earlier than most other trees. It literally leaps into spring with a copious bloom of delicate pink flowers.. The Newport plum can provide important cover and habitat for many bird species, small mammals and large mammals. The fruit is eaten by many varieties of birds and small animals
Growth Rate: It has a fast growth rate with an increase rate of 1-2 feet per year.
Mature Size: It can grow around 20-25 feet.
Soil Preference: This tree grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained and clay soils.